In 1974, a film that is widely documented as an inspiration for today’s African-American filmmakers, musical artists, and politicians came out.
Forty years after opening in Oakland, the influential film that first portrayed the black underworld screened at LACMA.
Director Micheal Campus is interviewed by Tavis Smiley. Listen to the entire interview.
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The Mack to be blaxploitation, the film is one of a handful of titles that are always, without fail, listed or mentioned as one of the most representational entries of the cycle